Look! Up in the sky! It’s a cylinder! The Christopher Inn was a distinctive, prominent example of mid-century modern architecture. Built in 1963 and demolished 25 years later, it’s still fondly regarded by those who remember it in the city’s skyline.
Host Javier Sanchez interviews the mayor of Grove City, Richard (Ike) Stage, about the evolution of the city from its small, rural past to today’s booming economy, hiking trails and good eats.
One of the first permanent structures in Grove City is the Grant-Sawyer House. Follow architectural historians Jeff Darbee and Nancy Recchie as they explore its history and how it anchored the newly platted Grove City.
In 1923, Beulah Park opened as Ohio’s first thoroughbred racetrack. Travel through time via memorabilia of the track. And learn how its owners – the Robert Deinst Family – brought gambling entertainment to Grove City, while creating a high standard for equine care and management.
It’s a high-stakes competition as judges at the Ohio State Fair taste-test their way through pies of all flavors. Will the winner be fruit, berry or pumpkin this year?